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From brien colwell <xcolw...@gmail.com>
Subject [Job Posting] Core Analytics Engineer (End-User Experience)
Date Thu, 12 Nov 2009 23:40:45 GMT
Hi all,

We do large data analysis related to user experience and we're looking 
for a great engineer! If you want to apply your skills to new types of 
analysis on a scalable infrastructure, please read the full job 
description below. If you are interested please contact 
employment@knoa.com with an introduction and resume.

Best Regards,
Brien

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Core Analytics Engineer (End-User Experience)

Description

Knoa, located in Union Square, NYC, develops software to collect and 
analyze end-user information in the enterprise. Knoa metrics have been 
used in many industries, including many Fortune 50 companies. Knoa 
software is a starting point to address problems, best practices, and 
trends in infrastructure, individual, and organizational behavior. To 
drive insight from collected end-user information, Knoa's analysis 
process models the information to identify norms and outliers, establish 
causality, and classify points of improvement.
 
Knoa seeks a Core Analytics Engineer to research and to apply innovative 
methods to better understand the end-user experience. This person will 
be an integral part of a small, analytics-focused team that utilizes a 
diverse set of mathematic/statistics tools, distributed processing 
frameworks, and visualization technologies.
 
This position requires the ability to look at Knoa's information from 
the perspective of human users, to pose and answer questions that lead 
to greater insight. This person should be able to generalize the insight 
into an algorithm, which will run on large amounts of data to feed 
custom visualizations and business oriented reports. This person will be 
expected take ownership and communicate the business value of his or her 
analysis from conceptualization to product.
 
This person should be familiar with or willing to dive into statistics, 
machine learning, or visual design for succinct presentations of 
information. Strong programming, problem solving, and communication 
skills are critical. This person must be both comfortable in an 
experimental, creative engineering role and adaptable to the needs of a 
product driven company.


Responsibilities

·     Develop and take ownership of analytic modules to drive insight 
from Knoa information
·     Contribute to an evolving distributed infrastructure oriented 
towards analyzing Knoa information
·     Clearly explain the reasoning and assumptions behind problems and 
approaches

Experience & Qualifications

·     Proven experience solving large problems
·     Very strong development skills (Java experience preferred)
·     Experience developing data driven applications
·     Experience with distributed processing frameworks a plus
·     Experience with computational graphics and visualization a plus
·     Comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
·     BS in Computer Science or equivalent


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